The WORLD PREMIERE of Marian's Song a chamber opera commissioned by the Houston Grand Opera.
Music by Damien Sneed
Libretto by Deborah Mouton
Neveah, a current Howard University student, travels to Philadelphia to visit Union Street Church and pay homage to her role model, opera contralto Marian Anderson. Along the way, Marian’s life and legacy inspire Neveah to persevere. An innovative fusion of opera, spoken word, and multi-media projections, Marian’s Song combines powerful historical and current-day narrative with a wide variety of musical styles that will appeal to all ages.